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The steam blew the flaming pitch all around; the oakum caught fire, and the ship was immediately in a blaze.The Life of Admiral Viscount Exmouth|Edward Osler
Following them came a party of monsters in green dresses with long tails, and heads covered by oakum wigs.Dick Cheveley|W. H. G. Kingston
Cover the frog with a thick pad of oakum, held in place by pieces of tin fitted to slide under the shoe, and return to slow work.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
As soon as Mrs. Oakum was enabled to collect her thoughts, apprehensions on Sam's account again oppressed her.I've Been Thinking;|Azel Stevens Roe
When the good dame had departed, Paul hastened to repick his oakum and rejoin his friend.Paul Clifford, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton